Posts Tagged “NTSA”

Zero Accidents!! No Nonsense Matiang’i sets a high 2019 target for NTSA

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Zero Accidents!! No Nonsense Matiang’i sets a high 2019 target for NTSA

Interior CS Fred Matiang’i on Monday tasked the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) with a new duty. Speaking after meeting the authority’s new Board of Management for the first time, the CS tasked them with ensuring the road carnage is reduced by 50% in 2019. “Honest and loyal leadership is what Kenyans are demanding and you must…

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NTSA targets 50 percent reduction of traffic-related deaths this year

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NTSA targets 50 percent reduction of traffic-related deaths this year

The National Transport and Safety Authority has announced that they are targeting  a 50 percent reduction of traffic-related deaths this year. The Ministry of Interior and coordination  today issued  statement in regard to the same target by the NTSA. This  comes after Interior CS Fred Matiangi  had a meeting with the new NTSA Board members…

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NTSA On the Spot Again as it Proves it is Allergic to Technological Advancements

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NTSA On the Spot Again as it Proves it is Allergic to Technological Advancements

NTSA has dismissed  claims that it had issued licences to three technology companies that have owed to disrupt the matatu sector. Little Cabs, Safiri Express and Egypt-based Swvl plan to introduce mass transport apps that will see Kenya’s transport sector experience massive changes. NTSA Director general Francis Meja has said that they had not received any request from…

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NTSA Top Managers on the spot risking the security of Kenya

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NTSA Top Managers on the spot risking the security of Kenya

National Transport Services Authority (NTSA) managers are on the spot with questions being asked how the top management and board have been running the regulator. According to individuals in the organization who to reveal all to the media, he regulator has been on the roll with corruption, nepotism and incompetence bedeviling it and risking the security…

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NTSA disassociates with car racing event organized by extreme performance

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NTSA disassociates with car racing event organized by extreme performance

  The National Transport and Safety Authority has disassociated itself from a car racing event that was organized by extreme performance. Apparently, the overly hyped car racing event took place on  February 2nd and the results were shared out on 3rd. In the poster that was hyping the event, NTSA was indicated as the body…

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Why released NTSA officials over dusit vehicle will be reporting at counter terrorism office every month

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Why released NTSA officials over dusit vehicle will be reporting at counter terrorism office every month

After another terror truth search, the Anti-terrorism Police Unit has eventually withdrawn terror link allegations against five NTSA employees over the fatal Dusit attack that left survivers traumatic memories after the incident. The agency has released the five; director of registration and licensing Jacqueline Githinji and her deputy Cosmas Ngesa together with clerical officers, Irungu…

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Serious effects of confusion going on at the NTSA

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Serious effects of confusion going on at the NTSA

Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i who on Tuesday met with NTSA management on paying them a visit at their offices apologised for the wrong doing of NTSA and revealed the restructuring would be brutal with victims on the wrong being cautioned to expect little mercy. Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Mating’i has promised to bring to…

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No nonsense Matiang’i vows to clean up the NTSA, completely restructure it

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No nonsense Matiang’i vows to clean up the NTSA, completely restructure it

Barely a week after his appointment, Interior CS Fred Matiang’i is already at work! Do you think he will deliver? Well, the CS has promised an overhaul of the National Transport and Safety Authority structure to root out rogue workers. He said they have identified many gaps that allow dubious activities in the organisation. “We…

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Matingi vows to winnow out criminals who engage in cloning of number plates

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Matingi vows to winnow out criminals who engage in cloning of number plates

  Interior CS Fred Matiangi today engaged senior National Transport and Safety Authority executives in a discourse on the management challenges that have constrained operations & service delivery by the agency. He promised to winnow out all criminals engaging in cloning number plates and fraudulent registration of vehicles. The cases in which car plate numbers…

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NTSA new board after hawks picked crooked officials

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NTSA new board after hawks picked crooked officials

Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has appointed a new board of the transport authority weeks after the agency was rocked by claims of rampant corruption. In a gazette notice dated February 4, Mr Macharia named six new people to the board of the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA). The new board takes over from…

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No Longer a Toothless Bulldog? NTSA Make a Raft of Changes

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No Longer a Toothless Bulldog? NTSA Make a Raft of Changes

Has the National Transport and Safety Authority, NTSA lived up to it’s mandate? For sometime now, NTSA has been accused of laxity with a section of Kenyans even arguing that it is NTSA that is in fact contributing to the road accidents in the country. Latest revelations of a number plate syndicate inside the NTSA…

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How NTSA is being redesigned into a double edged sword agency

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How NTSA is being redesigned into a double edged sword agency

Transport CS James Macharia has appointed six members to the Board of the National Transport and Safety Authority. The appointees are; John Obwocha, Catherine Waweru, Alice Chesire, Francis  Mwongo, Moses Gachemi and Meshak Kidenda. In the Monday gazette notice, Macharia said the officials will serve for a period of three years, with effect from February 4, 2019. On January 21, NTSA was moved…

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NTSA secret backstory with car scam masterminds traced to China

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NTSA secret backstory with car scam masterminds traced to China

Several top NTSA officials have been charged with colluding with criminals to produce fake vehicle registration plates, with a prominent case being the hatchback driven by the terrorists who attacked the dusitD2 hotel. At the heart of the scam are at least two foreigners whose names and nationalities we withhold pending possible arrest. The two…

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Inside NTSA Multi-billion shilling scam, bogus identities , and resurrection day

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Inside NTSA Multi-billion shilling scam, bogus identities , and resurrection day

Well dying poor may be a shame but once NTSA resurrects you,you will live large and have your name written in the Forbes lists. If rogue officers at the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) are to be believed, Mariam Omar Mwakituko rose from the dead and imported heavy commercial vehicles. Were it not for…

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Cars that modern gangsters in the inner city of Nairobi love to steal

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Cars that modern gangsters in the inner city of Nairobi love to steal

With sweeping developments in anti-theft technology and stolen car recovery over the years, auto theft has become much more sophisticated than simply smashing a window, hot-wiring a car and driving off. Your vehicle is most likely to be stolen if it is white, a Toyota, a station wagon and parked somewhere, latest data from the…

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How police are using NTSA & Safaricom to nab owners of Makueni 3m worth bhang

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How police are using NTSA & Safaricom to nab owners of Makueni 3m worth bhang

So the dusit D2 complex attack was orchestrated by men who drove in by a famous vehicle that has since been trending over its wherebouts in the investigation process.Several officials at the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) were recently arrested in an investigation on the registration of the vehicle. Soon after the police raid…

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Bhang with Sh3m street value seized while in transit to Mombasa

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Bhang with Sh3m street value seized while in transit to Mombasa

Police in Emali, Makueni County have netted 6180 rolls of bhang with a street value of over Sh3 million while on transit from Nairobi to Mombasa. The consignment was bundled in a Toyota Saloon car that had been designed to carry a large capacity of the narcotic drug. Makueni Administration Police Commander Joseph Ole Naipeiyan…

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NTSA recklessness is of the highest order beyond corruption

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NTSA recklessness is of the highest order beyond corruption

Five more NTSA officials have been presented before a Nairobi court over accusations of aiding terrorists who attacked Dusit hotel complex last month. According to a tweet by ANC chairman, Musalia Mudavadi the recklessness witnessed in the NTSA in motor vehicle registration is of the highest order; one could be mistaken for a criminal/terrorist. This is…

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Nairoberry the concrete jungle…Ukitaka utapata

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Nairoberry the concrete jungle…Ukitaka utapata

The capital city has recently been plagued by rising crime, with revelation being that Hundreds of Kenyans could lose their vehicles after it emerged that employees of the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) are cloning number plates and fraudulently registering cars for sale. Police also suspect that rogue dealers in Nairobi are selling cars…

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Car free days suspended immediately after security related question pops up

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Car free days suspended immediately after security related question pops up

Most kenyans argue that even where car-free days is the norm, there exists an array of options of public transport network or a provision for safe non-motorised means like cycling. We have none of those here. The government has suspended the plan to introduce car-free days in Nairobi until further notice. In a statement issued…

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Why the government suspended Nairobi car free day

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Why the government suspended Nairobi car free day

The government has suspended the much hyped Nairobi car free days on Wednesday and Saturday for a further two weeks . According to Transport CS James Macharia, the implementation which was meant to kick-off on Friday has been pushed forward by two weeks. The directive has been suspended to allow the vetting of hawkers who will…

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Inside Anti-Terror Police High End Operation at Kenya’s Transport Agency

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Inside Anti-Terror Police High End Operation at Kenya’s Transport Agency

Investigations into the Dusit D2 attack are in top gear with security agencies keen to not leave any page unturned. It seems like orders from President Kenyatta to have perpetrators of the heinous act brought to book reached the officers and they are now out to deal with anybody who had any hand in facilitating…

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Why Anti-terrorism Police Unit stormed NTSA offices

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Why Anti-terrorism Police Unit stormed NTSA offices

The Anti-terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) on Wednesday morning raided the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) main offices in the ongoing probe into the registration of a vehicle used by 14 Riverside terrorists. It is believed the ATPU officers stormed the premises at 9AM and arrested a few of the employees and took them to their…

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Nairobis’ illegal car registration syndicate unmasked

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Nairobis’ illegal car registration syndicate unmasked

The curious case of a car used in Tuesday’s attack having registration details similar to another found in Kitengela is becoming a study of how corruption in the government cripples the war on terrorism. A police officer told the News rooms that details of the registration number KCN 340E match those of the light-blue Toyota…

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How NTSA Officials Helped Riverside Terrorists

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How NTSA Officials Helped Riverside Terrorists

It is now more than two weeks since the bloody terror attack on 14 Riverside Drive. The world came to a stand still after six men forced their way into the building and killed at least 21 people. As focus turns to the masterminds of the bloody massacre, we are left with questions on how…

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Upper Hill offices blocked from offering service to the public told to come back another day

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Upper Hill offices blocked from offering service to the public told to come back another day

Justice delayed is justice denied.This is why on Kenyan headlines thre is a series of arrests made in links to the recent terror attacks that Kenya has unfortunately experienced causing harm and trauma once again that has left a mark on the lives of the survivors and loved ones of those who have lost their…

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NTSA main offices raided by high profile detectives , operations grounded

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NTSA main offices raided by high profile detectives , operations grounded

The curious case of a car used in dusit attack having registration details similar to another found in Kitengela is becoming a study of how corruption in the government cripples the war on terrorism. The NTSA officials were greeted with a rude awakening on Wednesday morning after high profile detectives raided the main offices to…

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NTSA issue fresh guidelines to Smart Driving License Applicants

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NTSA issue fresh guidelines to Smart Driving License Applicants

  The National Transport and Safety Authority have issued fresh requirements/ guidelines to Smart DL applicants. The Authorities have highlighted that there  is a need to book an appointment for issuance of the Driving License through the individuals TIMS  account. These requirements will be effective from the 24 th of January 2019. NTSA also cautioned…

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Riverside Dark And Mysterious Gas Mask that is troubling police

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Riverside Dark And Mysterious Gas Mask that is troubling police

Maybe I’m being to literal on investigation theories with the idea of objects communicating beyond what was their original intention. In review to investigation, everything touched or associated with terrorist is an asset police cannot rule out . In the recent shooting at an upscale hotel in 14 riverside drive ,the attackers arrived using a…

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Why Dusit terrorists installed a skull with a gas mask sticker on their vehicle

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Why Dusit terrorists installed a skull with a gas mask sticker on their vehicle

The terrorists who President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed are dead reportedly used the Toyota Ractis KCN 340E as they opened fire at around 3 pm at the complex. According to NTSA motor vehicle records Car used by Dusit D2 Hotel complex attackers was registered to a Cynkim Investment Company Limited on October 13, 2017. On December…

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